Education Careers: Professional Diversity in Education
Lindenwood’s online master’s in education offers standout skills for diverse areas of education through three graduate certificate options. Choose from certificates in leadership, designing curriculum for students with dyslexia, and K–12 eLearning. A non-certificate concentration in curriculum and instruction is also available.
- $61,660 median salary for high school teachers
- Thousands of new education careers each year
- Industry growth rate of 4–6%
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the field is constantly expanding at an industry growth rate of 4-6%, creating plentiful opportunities for careers in education.
High School Teacher
High school teachers typically educate students in ninth through twelfth grade and ensure they gain the skills and knowledge that qualify them for a high school diploma. These educators teach one area of study, such as mathematics, history, or art, and help students prepare for success in adulthood.
Career and Technical Education Teachers
Career and technical education teachers prepare individuals to begin careers in specific professions with or without a college degree. These professionals share their insight into specific industries and help the next generation begin their careers successfully and confidently.
Career and salary information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Additional opportunities for education careers:
- Training and development specialist
- Instructional coordinator
- Special education teacher
- School principal
- Teacher assistant
- High school equivalency diploma teacher
- Daycare leader
As you’re making your decision about pursuing an online degree, you are likely to have questions. From program information to details about the application process, we’re here to help you find the answers you need.
Program Outcomes: Innovative Teaching Tools for Diverse Education Careers
When you complete the master’s in education online program, you will be able to:
- Utilize best practices and theories regarding innovation to create a conducive learning environment in school and business settings
- Understand the historical, sociological, and philosophical viewpoints of education, as well as the evolving role of educators in other fields
- Demonstrate knowledge of student development, learning, individual differences, assessment, and motivation
- Develop curriculum and instructional plans for diverse learners
- Apply innovative teaching methods in diverse professional settings, including corporate training centers
Specialty Skills for Your Chosen Field
The master’s in education online program offers three graduate certificate options and one non-certificate concentration.
Lindenwood University is committed to supporting its students academically and professionally after graduation.
Contact an enrollment counselor at 855-941-0568 to learn more about the career services that are available to you.
We host four job fairs per year, both on campus and through our partnerships within the Gateway Career Association.
Office of Career Services
We can help you begin your job search, make professional connections, and prepare for the job you want.
When you graduate with a degree from Lindenwood, you’ll be a part of our extensive network of former students.
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